Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.

Bible References

The last

Matthew 8:11
And I say to you, That many shall come from the sunrising and the descents, and shall recline with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens.
Matthew 19:30
And many first shall be last, and the last first.
Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that publicans and harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
Mark 10:31
And many first shall be last; and the last first.
Luke 7:47
For which I say to thee, Her many sins are remitted; for she loved much: and he to whom little is remitted, loves little.
Luke 13:28
Weeping shall be there and gnashing of teeth, when ye see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you cast without.
Luke 15:7
I say to you, that so shall joy be in heaven over one sinful repenting, more than over ninety-nine just, which have no need of repentance.
Luke 17:17
And Jesus having answered said, Were not ten cleansed? and where the nine?
John 12:19
Then said the Pharisees among themselves, Ye see that ye aid nothing; behold, the world has departed after him.
Romans 5:20
And the law entered, that the fall might abound. And where sin abounded, grace superabounded:
Romans 9:30
What then shall we say? That the nations, not following justice, overtook justice, and the justice of faith.

General references

Numbers 4:48
And they being reviewed shall be eight thousand and five hundred and eighty.
Matthew 19:30
And many first shall be last, and the last first.
Matthew 22:14
For many are called, and few chosen.
Mark 10:31
And many first shall be last; and the last first.
Luke 13:30
And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.
Luke 15:31
And he said to him, Child, thou art always with me, and all mine are thine.
John 4:30
Then went they forth out of the city, and came to him.